monometallic

adjective

mono·​me·​tal·​lic ˌmä-nō-mə-ˈta-lik How to pronounce monometallic (audio)
1
: of or relating to monometallism
2
: consisting of or employing one metal

Word History

First Known Use

1861, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of monometallic was in 1861

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“Monometallic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/monometallic. Accessed 6 Dec. 2022.

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